The funding is critical to local Massachusetts programs that are on the front lines of the homelessness problem.
Patch allows diabetics to rely on steady stream of insulin, with boosts before meals, instead of injections.
When times get stressful, many of us turn to traditional “comfort foods,” savory macaroni and cheese or maybe a big bowl of ice cream.
Strict rest may not be the best medicine for kids with concussions, a Canadian study found.
A growing problem with police being called first when there’s a mental health crisis.
Philosophers aren’t sure and experts won’t say, but a new paper suggests that money can at least buy less stress and a longer life.
U.S. health officials approved a new option for battling ovarian cancer: a drug that targets a genetic mutation seen in a subset of tumors.
A big study of older patients hospitalized for common illnesses raises that provocative possibility and also lots of questions.
Pregnancy affects not only a woman’s body: It changes parts of her brain too, a new study says.
Friday is the last day to choose a health insurance plan for the month of January, otherwise you’ll be re-enrolled in your current plan.
Engaging with the people and institutions around you can provide a sense of community or even a better social life.
Drug overdose deaths have increased by 33% in the past five years across the country, with some states seeing jumps of nearly 200%.
Mylan is releasing a generic version of its emergency allergy treatment EpiPen at half the price of the branded option.
People looking to have “Obamacare” health insurance coverage starting January 1st are being given a few more days to enroll.
The Mercy Care Alliance is celebrating its move to a new home at the former Brightside facility in West Springfield.
Find out about ways to save on your winter energy bills and get access to fuel assistance this Sunday on 22News InFocus.
Some Westfield residents may have recently had discolored tap water. Find out what the city has to say about it.
Opioids can be critical for managing extreme pain but can also lead to addiction and deadly overdoses.
Six generic drug-makers artificially inflated and manipulated prices to reduce competition for an antibiotic and oral diabetes medication.
A new generation of harder-to-manipulate opioids that have racked up billions in sales, even though there’s little proof they reduce rates o…